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Tina Johnson
In Memory of

Tina M. Johnson

1969 - 2018

Obituary of Tina Johnson

Tina was born in Oakes, ND to Arthur & Lois (Widmer) Gienger on August 8, 1969.  She went to high school at Jamestown High School and graduated in 1988.  She went on to earn an Associate’s Degree in Computer Science from Lake Area Technical Institute, where she met her husband, Daniel Johnson.  They were married at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Jamestown, ND on July 21, 1990 and to this union were born three sons, Derrick (1991), Jason (1994) and Zach (2002).


Tina worked as a Quality Control Technician for Applied Engineering in Yankton, SD for 15 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, being with her beloved dog, Koko and was actively involved in all of her sons’ activities.  She was a Youth Group Supervisor and Sunday School Superintendent for 20+ years at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Tyndall, SD. 


Tina’s is survived by her son:  Derrick (Brooke) Johnson of Brandon, SD and Jason (Breanna Johanneson) Johnson of Tyndall, SD; brothers, Keith Gienger of Robinson, ND and Kevin (Dawn) Gienger of Kensal, ND; sister, Pauline (Darwin) Roeske of Jamestown, ND and Lori (Bill) Rath of Cleveland, ND; parents-in-law, Nilus and JoAnne Johnson of Mitchell, SD; brothers-in-law:   Matt Johnson of Mitchell, SD, Curt (Elaine) Johnson Beresford, SD and Jeremie (Melissa) Johnson of Glenwood, OK and several nephews and nieces.


Tina was preceded in death by her grandson, Johnathan Johnson; parents, Arthur and Lois Gienger and nephew, Wally Diede.


Memorial donations may be made to the Dan, Tina, and Zach Memorial Fund at any Wells Fargo location.